Awards

International Young Professional Fellow 2017

Saja has been named for International Young Professional Fellow 2017 Fellowship ‘Sharing2Change’ among the 9 fellows were chosen among over 150 applicants from all over the World.International Young Professionals Foundation www.iypf.org. 

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Young Scientist 2017

Saja has been selected as one of the Young Scientist of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Programme (IRDR) in 2017. IRDR is an international, multidisciplinary research initiative of ten years’ duration launched to address the major challenges of natural and human-induced environmental hazards. It aims to adopt an international, transdisciplinary and cross-hazard approach to conduct disaster risk reduction (DRR) research, and to reduce the impacts as well as losses induced by natural disasters. His research project for the Young Scientist program is developing an approach to develop risk-sensitive development plans to build resilient communities. He is among 31 IRDR young scientists in the 2nd batch of application around the world. https://www.facebook.com/groups/IRDRyoungscientists/

International Fellow – Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (Since 2016)

Saja has been offered  membership in the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative’s International Fellows group. It is a diverse network of early-career scholars and practitioners that have participated in Brown University’s International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI) on Humanitarian Response and Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Through this fellowship program, HI² provides a platform for qualified BIARI alumni to collaborate on interdisciplinary research focusing on both the causes of, and solutions for, the most pressing global humanitarian challenges. HI² International Fellows are a cornerstone of the Initiative’s objective to create productive linkages between Brown University faculty, students, and the global humanitarian community. http://watson.brown.edu/HI2/people/international-fellows/aslam-saja